The mission of the Alcohol and Drug Program is to provide opportunities to the diverse population of Santa Cruz County for the education about, prevention of, intervention into, and the recovery from substance use related problems.
Treatment and early intervention objectives include reduction of substance abuse and criminality while increasing employment, educational achievement and health, and promoting family well-being. In addition to the programs listed below, the Alcohol and Drug Program Administration also provides county-wide support and monitoring of contract prevention and treatment services.
Robert E. Neff Award
The Santa Cruz County Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission is seeking nominations for the 2016 Robert E. Neff award to recognize persons who have made outstanding contributions to the field of chemical dependency in Santa Cruz County. Nominations must be submitted by Friday, August 26, 2016 at 5:00 pm. Click here for entry form
National Recovery Month Celebration
Thurs, Sept. 15, 2016
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Substance Abuse Treatment Planning Meetings and Reports
Epidemic: Responding to America's Prescription Drug Abuse Crisis - 2011 report from President Obama
Executive Summary / Report